Facial, Cervical, and Mediastinal Emphysema of the Clarinet Player: Case Report

Bicer Y. O. , Kesgin S., Tezcan E. , Koybasi S.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.31, no.4, pp.360-362, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Editorial Material
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2014.14272
  • Title of Journal : BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.360-362


Background: Cervicofacial emphysema may arise due to the leakage of air from a defect in the aerodigestive tract to the fascial layers of neck and face. Rarely, it may be caused by insufflation of air through the Stensen's duct.